Educational programs scheduled for ANA show in Charlotte

February 14, 2007 By ekr


An expanded offering of educational programs, catering to all ages and interests, will be offered before and during the American Numismatic Association National Money Show™ March 16-18 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. 

The educational program will kick off March 14-15 with six, two-day seminars: 
  • • Counterfeit Detection of United States Coins 
  • • Fundamentals of Grading United States Coins 
  • • Introduction to Confederate and Southern States Currency 
  • • Civil War Numismatics 
  • • Digital Photography 
  • • Coins of the Roman Republic 

Contact the ANA Education Department at 719.482.9869 or for more information. 

For the first time, the convention offers a two-day professional development seminar for educators. Coins in the Classroom will be taught by ANA Numismatic Educator Rod Gillis on March 16-17. Full-tuition waivers are available to approved teachers. 

Also new at Charlotte are half-day convention workshops: 
  • • Cherrypickin’ for Fun and Profit (March 16, 1-5 p.m.) 
  • • Coin Collecting Basics (2 sessions offered: March 16 or 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.)
  • • American Colonial Numismatics (March 17, 1-4 p.m.)

Workshops are free but pre-registration is requested. 

Free Numismatic Theatre presentations range from Flying Eagle and Indian Cents to Gold, Silver and the Wizard of Oz and incorporate slide, video or computer-aided visual programs. Presentations will be digitally recorded by David Lisot of AdVision, and will be available for loan from the ANA Library. 

Numismatic Theatre Schedule 

Friday, March 16 
  • 11a.m. Eric Lampe: Collecting South Carolina Paper Money 
  • 12 p.m. Brian E. Fanton: Dealing with the Public
  • 1 p.m. Gerald L. Kochel: St. Louis World’s Fair Memorabilia2 p.m. Tony Chibbaro: Pre-1900 South Carolina Exonumia
  • 3 p.m. Jerry Sajbel: Flying Eagle and Indian Cents 
  • 4 p.m. Christopher Cipoletti : The ANA in 2010, More Educational Programs and Two New Museums

Saturday, March 17 
  • 10 a.m. Donald H. Kagin, Ph.D.: Oldest Living Pioneer
  • 11 a.m. Fred Holabird: The Georgia Gold Rush and America’s First Mining Scrip
  • 12 p.m. Radford Stearns: Coinage of Christianity: From Babylon to Ethiopia
  • 2 p.m. Jeff Garrett: U.S. Gold Coins of the Smithsonian Institution 
  • 3 p.m. Pierre Fricke: Building the New Confederate Paper Money Book
  • 4 p.m. Jamie Franki: The Importance of Christopher Bechtler 

Sunday, March 18 
  • 10 a.m. Lane J. Brunner, Ph.D.: Gold, Silver and the Wizard of Oz
  • 11 a.m. Robert Schreiner: North Carolina’s Colonial Paper Money

The National Money Show™ brings together people of all ages who share an interest in coins, paper money, tokens and medals, art, history and related areas. The Charlotte Coin Club, the North Carolina Numismatic Association and the South Carolina Numismatic Association are the event’s host clubs; General Chairman is Gregory Field. 

The three-day educational event features a dealer bourse with numismatic venders ready to buy, sell, appraise or trade; mints from the United States, Canada, France and Poland; coin club representatives from throughout the U.S.; an educational exhibit area, multi-million-dollar auction by Heritage Auction Galleries and hourly educational presentations, seminars, workshops and meetings. Admission is free and the public is welcome. 

For more information about the ANA National Money Show™, including hotel reservations, discount travel and rental cars, contact the ANA Meeting Services Department at 719.482.9826, email or visit the ANA Web site at 

Originally Release Date: February 14, 2007
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9864
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